Scientific Name: Magnolia 'Caerhays Belle'
Common Name: Caerhays Belle magnolia
Family Name: Magnoliaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 7 - 10m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Texture: Very coarse
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Street (boulevard tree)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Oblong, Entire, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Purple, Pink, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Red, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves <18cm; flowers scented, white/pink flush, large cup-n-saucer shape, most with 12 broad tepals, about 15cm wide, late March to early April; ornamental fruit. Winter ID: twigs greenish with raised lenticels; buds valvate; flower buds hairy.